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>>> earlier in the season on halloween night washington's andray blatche offered hometown fans a glimpse of his yet untapped potential. the five year forward displayed an array of shot making inside and out. dribble drives and jumpers on his way to a career high 30 points. tonight he leads the wizards up to new jersey to take on a nets squad desperately seeking to change their miss fortunes. from the garden state the nets host the wizards on comcast >> comcast sportsnet brings you wizards basketball. a chance for their second win this season over brook lopez and the 4-40 new jersey nets. hi folks it is great to have you here for wizards hoops on steve buck hans with phil shown ears. looking for somebody to step things up phil perhaps that will be andray blatche when these teams met back in late october enjoyed his best night as a pro. >> the homeowner he had a career high 30 points in that game. only missed 3 shots going 15 of 18. variety of shots inside outside even a three-pointer. he continued that stellar play 17 points and 6 or 7 rebound, but the last few weeks his play
for your home or bususess - the next generation of brink's home security. call now. >>> washington wizards all star gilbert arenas on the sidelines tonight. nba suspended him indefinitely, without pay for brandishing a gun in the team's locker room. arenas admitted he had the gun saying he was simply playing a joke on a teammate. he has since apologized for actions. he could be in more trouble than just the suspension. local and federal law enforcement are investigating the incident. professional athletes consider themselves potential targets and carry weapons to protect themselves but sometimes carrying a weapon can end up causing trouble for athletes. in 2008 pro football player plaxico burris accidentally shot himself in the leg with a gun he was carrying at a nightclub. now sending a two-year sentence after pleading guilty to weapons charges. >> with more on athletes and guns, roger kosik, espn legal analyst. and mike wise, sports columnist for "washington post." glad you could make it. roger, let's start with you. what happened to the days of the harlem globe trotters? so clean cut, n
enough for snow. we do have on radar light snow falling in frederick county and washington county, up along the pennsylvania border, along carroll county. that will be twisting into howard and loudoun counties in the 234ek9 half hour. could be a brief dusting here. a few slick spots may quickly pop up and maybe just a dusting. temperatures are in the 20s. windchills in the teens to near 20 degrees with winds gusting near 20 to 25 miles an hour. >>> the snow coming from the north is a weak disturbance in the atmosphere, enough to kick up snowshowers from mid to late morning, otherwise maybe a few flurries. blustery winds, in the clear and upper 30s. sun tomorrow morning and clouding up. a little more potent storm coming in on thursday night into from the morning. could get a couple inches of that, cold into the weekend. how is the traffic? >> we're doing okay so far this morning. 95, 395, 66, the toll road, all very quiet as we g get underway with no early major issues reported into us. we have a problem in prince william county, prince william parkway between moore drive and liberia r
. they'll play the next two in washington. last year, chicago won three out of four but if there is one wizards you can count on placed on his play recently, that's antawn jamison, the subject of our -- >> he's not your proet toep power forward -- -- prototype power forward. he's the team's leader and co- captain. antawn jamison's been a model of consistency both to on and off the court. he's led the teaming in scoring over the last two sense. over the last ten games, he's taken the level of play higher. his shooting around right around 50% both from the field and 3-point range. he's had to log more minutes because of injuries and play lack of play from other. he's been even more productive, his work before the orlando game, about being role models and making the city proud were inspirational and needed to be said. he spoke from the heart. and followed it up with one of those antawn performances, 28 points, 11 rebounds in a wizard victory. look all you fans following "the wiz" ardz, it's not fun seeing the team struggle and lose but it's a pleasure to watch jamison play the game, especi
.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side >>> good thursday morng. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. good morning. thank you for joining us today. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. all eyes tonight and tomorrow, we will get some snow. >> the question is, how much? >> up to about two inches or so. not a major system. we have a few things to talk about. it is coming from the ohio valley and coming to our direction. we will see it sunshine before the snow develops. near 30 degrees. the wind is not as strong. increasing clouds with afternoon snow to the west. it will push him to the early morning hours tomorrow morning. up to about 2 1/2 inches locally. the entire area will see a little bit of snow by tomorrow morning. >> what we saw a little dose of overnight, overnight construction, has been cleared. we're moving nicely around the beltway. good right here at new hampshire avenue. moving smoothly on 66, the dulles toll road. even metro rail is reported they are on normal service. >> thank you. >>> the cold blast will give way to ano
for goalie. gill play its back on the washington side of semin. glen metropolit building power. goes crashing into the end wall. d'agostini up and personal. shot didn't get through where neuvirth will squeeze. thompson creek window of opportunity right off the hop. >> craig: a good play by alzner. you see the deflection and look at that toe. he stayed with it with that right pad. caught the end with the say. real good flexibility for carey price. >> joe: back in the 1st period we showed you a a package of eric fehr scoring in montreal. he almost did it again dc. so good to be home surrounded by good friends. all members of our technical crew assembled at verizon center. and the caps will be in the building quite a bit in january. a chance for them to lengthen their division lead. >> craig: a big month to get ahead of the southeast more than their 12 points that they currently have. >> joe: shaone morrisonn floats this one. left a juicy rebound. there's a penalty call to come. >> craig: that's because of carey price not corralling that puck. his defenseman takes the penalty. carey price l
. >>> let's take a look at ronald reagan washington national airport where you can see the snow falling out there. it is looking worse than it is now. basically an inch or maybe a little bit more in some of the outlying areas. around town not too bad. most of the roads seem to be pretty good. >>> good morning, everyone, welcome to this early edition of "news4 today," i'm eun yang. >>> good morning, i'm joe krebs. we have a couple of delays to pass to you. montgomery county schools are operating on a two hour delay. grant county in west virginia. those schools are operating on a two hour delay. the excel academy public charter school in d.c. also a two hour delay and the central records complex is operating on unscheduled leave. fairfax county schools are also operating on a two hour delay. we expect more delays and we don't have any cancelations so far but if we get them we'll post them at the bottom of the screen and tell you about them. let's take another look outside. >>> ronald reagan washington national airport, you can see the snow flurries out there. i expect to see more snow on the
reagan washington national airport where the skies, i believe, are kind of cloudy out there and we'll find out about our complete forecast now from meteorologist tom kierein. >> a few flurries? >> me too. some people. we have, actually have had a few snow owers. we see the area of gray, that's some very light snow that may be briefly touching the ground, and that is continuing to move to the south and east out of the northwest. so, yes, in prince george's county, parts of anne arundel and montgomery and howard as well as southern fairfax they may be getting just a few flurries there and as we take a look at the temperatures now, 28 in washington, so it's well below freezing and whatever snow is reaching the grounds and sticking there may be a few slick spots. the within have diminished quite a bit since yesterday but still enough wind to give us wind chills in the teens. high today briefly touching mid-30s. chance of a few flurries this morning and again this evening and blustery winds and partly sunny on wednesday. a tad warmer tomorrow. partly sunny on thursday. looks like still
's nbc 4 health and fitness expo will be officially under way. here is a live look at the washington convention center, packed with exhibits, family friendly fun and life-saving information. lelths head o let's head out to news 4's doreen gentzler. good morning, doreen. >> reporter: good morning kimberly. we have theme work. this is our 17th year. i guess it is time we got our own theme music. we are ready to cut the ribbon and get underway with the nbc 4 health and fitness expo. this year will be big and better than ever. before we start, i want to introduce a few very special guest. congressman woman eleanor holmes norton, we are glad you are here. >> i thought i would introduce my life bill, lifetime improvement in food and exercise, because you are doing something for us trying to get the federal government into it. we have got 30% obesity in this country. thank you for this expo with lots of people out there lined up to get in. >> lots of people and lots of information about healthy eating and how to stay healthy. >> let's help ourselves while the health care bill is on too, ple
>>> the washington region and a deep freeze. >> freezing, bitter cold. >> toff wind blowing through the area. tough questions about how the u.s. dealt with an attempt to blow up an airliner. >> this was a breakdown. >> what the president is sang. and a local srts star under investigation. >> why would anyone bring a gun to their place of business? >> new allegations. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> bitterly cold temperatures and gusty wind put the washington area in a deep freeze and the mercury has plunged, wind advisory in effect. steve rudin joins us with the details. >> a cold evening in the belfort furniture weather center, temperatures well below freezing. 40 m.p.h. wind, 21 degrees at reagan national. west virginia, 11 degrees. we have a wind advisory in effect for the entire metro area from now until 4:00 in the morning, but it looks lke they may extend that into the daytime hours tomorrow as the wind will once again picked up out of the northwest, allowing for the wind chill factor to only make it into the couple single digits, low teen
'll check up and down the east coast. "good morning washington" begins right now. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good morning, washington. 6:00 on this wednesday. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us. garrett county public schools are opening two hours late. >> your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. we will start with brian van de graaff. it is an unbelievable cold spell across the country. even cities on the other side of the globe. beijing, london. >> it is very cold across much of the world. it is cold. you want to bundle of. i am running back in to get my gloves. -- you want to bundle up. we have some light snow shower activity off to our west. winchester over towards the beaumont area. and some flurries around the metro area. temperatures around the 20's. florey's this afternoon. highs will only climb into the 30's. -- flurries this afternoon. >> we have a water main break between branch avenue and brandywine
flooding over the next several hours. weave had only about a quarter ch here in washington. just to our west we've had about 1/2 inch. shenandoah valley has had from an inch to over three inches. around two inches just to the east of the blue ridge. just had a gust at dulles airport at 44 miles an hour, those winds bringing down a few tree limbs causing power outages this morning. the temperature now 60 degrees in washington on january 25th. it's not going to last long. we'll be near 40 by midnight. the 30s tomorrow morning. this rain should taper off and end around midday today with the winds remaining rather gusty into the afternoon. a bit blus sterry again tomorrow. partly cloudy on it is with highs in the mid to upper 40s. a bit colder on wednesday and thursday. morning lows in the upper 20s with afternoon highs in the low to mid 40s. looks like a chance of snow on friday. we'll take a look at that. that will be coming up in just a few minutes. right now watch out for the ponding of water especially around construction areas. many small creeks and streams are running high. they may
>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> thank you for joining us on this friday. we have bill live picture. the snow is coming down. it is our very light snow. >> the first snow of the new year has arrived. we have just one school delay. >> your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. brian is in the early to tell us the latest on the forecast. >> it will be wrapping up. i just got off the phone with a nice lady. the main roads are fine. she was out walking her dog. it was slippery. we do not want to give people a soft sense of security. let's take you over to the radar. our snow and we're seeing light to moderate over here. west of bowie, to district heights. also a band working its way down to the south and west to the springfield area over near 234 and the fairfax county parkway. you see the numbers. there range from freezing to near 30 degrees. -- they range from freezing to near 30 degrees. you can see the snow the pushed through last night. it continues to march eastward. we will seek a gradual clearing. probably about half an inch to
into the hall of fame. i looked around and said who is being inducted from washington? a% of the fans were washington redskins fans. i have never seen a group of fans come to a preseason game like that. >> that is not all you will hear from him. >>> the icy grip on the metro area is not listening. the winds make it even more painful for those who have to spend time outdoors. how was it outside? >> even in georgetown where we are surrounded by buildings, you can feel the wind. it is putting these things into the cold tonight. -- the texting into the cold. >> it is even colder than siberia. >> these russian tourists have been wanting for the relatively warm moscow. >> it is colder here. >> another day of bitter cold has people wrapping up to head outdoors. >> going outside without gloves is really dangerous. >> residents are having trouble remembering a cold spell like we have had. quick my hands are freezing. >> workers have to spend hours walking down -- wiping down vehicles with cold rags. this is not a pleasant job. the manager believes this motivates his workers. >> you cannot stand sti
on washington. and ed says it is on brendan haywood. that will be his third personal foul. so right away flip saunders shows he has the best. andray blatche in for brendan haywood. >> phil: he just got 28 seconds left. certainly doesn't want to lose him. give him a chance to pick up another personal. but going back to last play it is also about the front line here an even though you have collins in there. collins was in there. but josh smith. those guys are really active. very difficult to box them out. not to say that you still don't put that effort to do that. but very active. >> steve: wizards very quietly on a 7-0 run. they have cut the lead to 14. michael bibby pulls up over andray blatche. short. butler has it. comes the other way. flip saunders calling an offensive play. shot winding down. butler is short. jumper is good with is.6 seconds to play in the half. williams long shot. not good. and the wizards end on a 9-0 joe johnson. an blach blap. >> steve: wizards trail the hawks 45-33 after atlanta led by as many as 22 but washington closes out that first half on a 9-0 run and they a
washington," on your side. >>> good morning, washington. 6:00 on this thursday. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. we have one school closing t pass along to you. this is hospitality high school in the district. they are closed because of a water main break. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> let's start with brian van de graaff. what kind of snow amounts are we talng about? >> up to 2 1/2 inches. other places could say an inch or so. not a big deal. a winter advisory will go in effect for places to the west. i do think we will all seek an inch of snow in some places upwards of 2 1/2. here is yo bus stop forecast. clear skies. cold but less windy. we're in the 20's. clouds will be on the increase. snow will develop. we will be in the 30's. let's say could morning to lisa baden. >> >> good morning. -- let's say good morning to lisa baden. >> no problems to report on 66. heavier volume. leaving 210 and 29 pretty good. this is out of frederick into germantown south on 270 and it is open with the normal volume. >> thank you. >>> the bitter cold blast will give wa
.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good morning, washington. thank you for joining us. i am alison starling. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. lisa baden is standing by with the latest on the traffic. let's start with brian and the weather. we have a long holiday weekend. >> yesterday, we hit 50 degrees. we finally hit 50. we will be in the low 50's today. we do have something, some rain by sunday. upper 20's in martinsburg. 36 downtown. not nearly as cold this morning. let's call it partly sunny. pleasant and a mile. low 50's. looking good. -- pleasant and mild. >> this is a smile on my face. we started off on a rough notes yesterday. this morning, everything looks good. this is 270 travel. uneventful. everything is open. montrose road over 270. the beltway through montgomery county is open. good in fairfax and nothing complicated heading into the district. back to you. >> thank you. >>> we turn to our top story. the urgent rescue effort after the deadly earthquake in haiti. rescuers are trying to find anyone. the body count keeps
of the biggest sports figures in town, but these could call his future into washington into doubt. hakem dermish has gilbert's take. >> reporter: gilbert has communicated through twitter. that's where we get his response to this incident which is crazy. the wizards' season has been completely disappointing on the court. off the court, it's been bizarre. after seeing the published report this morning, gilbert arenas tweeted, "i wake up this morning and seen i was the new john wayne. lmao media is too funny." "i understand this is seriou if you ever met me you know i don't do serious things." "i'm a goof ball. this story don't sound goofy to me." pat collins asked teammates about what they know about the incident. >> ever seen any guns in the locker room? do you think these allegations will impact your play tomorrow night's game? >> we've got to focus on tomorrow. people are going to investigate, look into it and do their job. >> reporter: ever see guns in the locker room? >> never. >> reporter: do you think these allegations will affect your game plan tomorrow night? >> no. we believe in each oth
obama's speech tonight on wjz 13. >>> wjz is live in mount washington village now. mike hellgren has developing information. >> reporter: vic, he was thrown to the ground. his wallet was stolen, just to give you a little perspective. that's the light rail station right there. many customers use the actual pathway right there. where you can see it tracks over to the whole foods and starbucks in that shopping center. the victim said he didn't even know what hit him. >> reporter: on this passway, in broad daylight, and just feet from the mount washington light rail, two people attacked a man. that victim who asked that wjz not use his name, spoke exclusively to us recalling the frightening ordeal. >> didn't hear anything or see anything. next thing i knew, i was on the ground. two people had thrown me to the ground, one of them was basically punching me and the other was going through my pockets to get to my wallet. >> reporter: he lives and works in mount washington and has been active in the community for years. >> i kind of struggled up, yelling after them, help. and i stumbled up th
half, the former wizards guard roger mason shows washington what it's missing, drains the jumper, two of the 20 points, the spurs led 74-71. >>> now, leading by 8 with under a minute to gjenobli with the defense and throws up an amazing shot. that and the foul shot. the spurs beat the wizards 97- 86. after the game, gilbert arenas answered questions about bringing guns to the a rope. >> i agree. that is bad judgment on my part, you know, storing them here. i take responsibility for. that. >> the okay corral. was that just a joke? >> i'm a jokester, i know. nothing in my life is serious. i had to deal with the police investigation, that is what i had to deal with. >> you have spoken with them yet? >> no. i will deal with that on monday. >> reporter: two tocollege hoops, george mason tested on new year to bounce back from the worse loss in six years. the patriots turn a 27-point pounding by radford into a victory over old dominion. they beat georgetown two weeks ago. we start in the final seconds of the first half. the game tied at 28. kim long, the 3-pointer and gets the friendly bounc
which do not include downtown washington nor fa fairfax county that are under a wenter weather advisory. those are the areas that i think will be getting a couple of inches of snow. it's a really fast mover. there are the areas that will be getting the snow. out in the mountains of virginia. again, around the lakes. here we are in washington. this is the first area of snow. there's the back edge of it, too. it's a little area of low pressure that will move right to our north. probably bring in a little bit of dry air. so it will be really sort of moisture starved, if you will. a bit of light snow or snow flurries. you folks in the southern spots down to fredericks burg may not see anything at all. it's in here around midnight and then out of here by dawn tomorrow. it's a moisture-starved storm. nonetheless, there will be some areas with a bit of slipperiness. some areas, maybe a dusting to an inch or two. and around the washington area, southern suburbs, i think i'll emphasize the dusting. back to you. >> all right. thank you, bob. >>> late this afternoon, president obama announced that
this team is. >> now earlier on washington post live will the caps go for their 9th straight win as panthers come to town. good news for florida they are in second place. 21 points behind washington. we will get you ready for the opening face off at 6:30 p.m. here on comcast sportsnet. >> coming up, well, it is that classic game of he said she said. gilbert arenas, tells the commissioner to go ahead and suspend him? not according to the commissioner. >> hear what magic johnson has to say on agent 0s suspension when geico sportsnite returns. >> and jim zorn may not have to travel far for his next job the latest on where the z man may end up. this is geico sportsnite anncr vo: with the new geico glovebox app... anncr vo: ...you can get help with a flat tire... anncr vo: ...find a nearby tow truck or gas station... anncr vo: ...call emergency services... anncr vo: ...collect accident information. anncr vo: or just watch some fun videos. anncr vo: or just watch some fun videos. anncr vo: or just watch some fun videos. get hou he3 mo hingat? ow t som een g toyou. you lo--utte so c i .. i lo i .
the mormon temple, there is a crash near georgia avenue. right now of the george washington parke white southbound, a stalled pickup truck after 123. let's go live to 395 across the 14th street bridge. it looks ok. i am interested in the right side of the screen. or the age of greek and the main line merge there is a stalled vehicle -- were the hov and mainline merge, there is a stalled vehicle. >> thank you. >>> the urgent rescue efforts after the deadly earthquake in haiti. crews are working to find survivors in port-au-prince. the body count keeps piling up. more than 50,000 people died in the earthquake. authorities say international aid is taking too long to arrive because of the damaged roadways and airports. pamela brown is live with the latest information. it is heartbreaking. >> truly tragic. despite president obama's pledge, aid is trickling into port-au-prince, leaving rescue workers struggling to provide food, water, and support. search and rescue teams are racing against the clock. they are pulling out those trapped for more than two days. a french rescue team pulled out an
. >> the washington wizards played the orlando magic at verizon. they have put the starting lineups on the scoreboard, then changed it to eliminate the name gilbert arenas. have you gotten your seasonal flu vaccination? great - but your work's not done yet. we still need to get the h1n1 flu vaccination. you, me -- we shou all get one. the vaccine is safe and proven effective against this highly contagious new strain of flu virus. we can help prevent the spread of this virus if we all just roll up our sleeves. to learn more about the h1n1 flu vaccination visit h1n1get1.com or call your local health department it's up to you to fight the flu. >>> ups is the latest company to announce job cuts, cutting 1800 management positions across the country as part of bait restructuring plan. ups says no operating facilities will be closed under the new plan. >>> no. did notto the jobs mark. -- november did not bring cheer to the jobs market. >> rebecca cooper has what president obama is proposing to stimulate growth. >> president obama announced new tax incentives totaling $2.2 billion for companies promoting gre
weekend weather forecast coming up. >>> a new twist tonight on a scandal that has engulfed washington wizards star gilbert arenas. we're hearing from arenas and the wizards of following his guilty plea on felony gun charges. >> gilbert arenas will have to wait until about march 26 to learn whether or not he will be spending any time in jail. there was a brief hearing in d.c. superior court today where he entered a guilty plea of charges of transporting an unlicensed gun in the district. he is committed to bringing four guns to the verizon center and storing them in his locker. december 21, people come out on what he called a practical joke on teammate javaris crittenton. arenas will be sentenced in march. the wizards released a statement -- we will have more on gilbert arenas' day in court, and later in sports how his teammates did it without him tonight in chicago. >>> coming up, the growing death toll and problems for other survivors with questions about safety. our live team coverage continues with a live report from port-au- prince. first, a big development and recovery closer to
, nbc news, washington. >>> word came from the pentagon tonight that defense secretary robert gates will stay on for at least another year. the commitment is open-ended. gates is the lone holdover from the bush administration. >>> security video of the concern at newark airport this past weekend shows it was caused by an officer who left his post. then a man who wanted to give a woman one last good-bye kiss. the video shows the man seen in a tan coat slipped under a rope meant to keep unscreened people out of secured areas. he did that after the officer walked away. the man meets a woman in a white jacket and they walk away hand in hand. that incident shut down the airport for hours, and it delayed thousands of passengers. >>> the washington wizards appear to be distancing themselves from gilbert arenas as the scandal unfolds. arenas himself seems to finally be staying out of the public spotlight. craig melvin is the at verizon center with the latest. >> reporter: doreen, the symbolism here the at verizon today, bold and unmistakable. the organization distancing itself from its supe
to washington to deal with flight security lapses after an attempt to blow up a plane. >>> and a bitter cold arctic blast. the windchill is going to make it feel like temperatures in the teens and even the single digits. >>> but we begin with a report that two washington wizards players pulled guns on each other at the verizon center. good evening. i'm pat lawson muse. >> i'm doreen gentzler. gilbert arenas reportedly pulled a gun on fellow teammate javarris crittenden. the report comes from the "new york post," but we've learned that d.c. police are looking into the matter. pat collins is at the verizon center with more this afternoon. >> doreen, guns. star athletes. a locker room. a police investigation. sounds like a recipe for a scandal. and the wizar say they're taking this situation seriously and cooperating fully. explosive allegations in the "new york post" saying wizards star gilbert arenas pulled a gun on teammate javarris crittenden. the "post" says it happened in the team locker room during an argument over a gambling debt. the paper says that arenas drew a gun on crittenden and
are a bit milder than they were this same time yesterday morning. mid-30s in washington and low 30s in prince george's county. montgomery, arlington and fairfax counties right near 30 degrees. and it's right near the freezing mark around the region. we do have a cloud cover, slight chance of a sprinkle or a flurry late this morning. it will drop back into the 30s by sunset and then the teens by dawn tomorrow. this accompanied by gusty winds this afternoon and overnight tonight, gusting to 30 miles per hour. much colder friday, increasing clouds with highs near freezing. saturday perhaps light snow around the metro area but very light amounts. heavier amounts central and southern virginia. remaining cold into sunday. how is the traffic? >> doing pretty well along the i-270 spur. right side of your screen, northbound. no early hangups to report. elsewhere the trip to the wilson bridge looking good both inner loop and outer loop no worries out at the bay bridge. 95 southbound south kings dominion word of an accident involving a truck. eastbound 66 we're okay. no worries either way righ
, montgomery, howard for later tonight. right now 20 to 30 degrees. now 30 in washington. and as w look at the view from space over the last six hours it's cloudy, blue ridge west but clear from the blue ridge to the east to the eastern shore so we're off to a clear start. sunshine this morning. but by later on tonight and into tomorrow morning these are the total amounts i expect. certainly be much more out of the mountains and higher elevations. shenandoah valley around the blue ridge, four inches. one to two inches around the d.c. metro area. that could cause problems tomorrow morning. that's all we need is an inch or two on untreated surfaces. cause some commuting problems and maybe some school delays. should end quickly tomorrow morning. blustery and cold as we get into the weekend. now the traffic, jerry, how is it looking >> this morning fine. no weather concerns. head out to the interstates along i-95, 395, 66. should be in freg shape this morning. one early morning accident, 395 northbound at duke street in the hov lanes. that has been cleared. everything reopens. elsewhere alo
, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good thursday morning. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. thank you so much for joining us on a thursday. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. i was asking adam, i said what is the latest with the snow? we go to you. i will not tell you what he said. >> adam goes to right makeup room? ew. >> like you do not. >> please note chances are diminishing. the best chance will be to our south. we could see some light flurries. will not be too concerned about this. it will be called. we're feeling pretty nice. -- it will be cold. 27 in winchester. 34 in lexington park. highs are in the low 50's. it will be breezy at times. not a bad day. 50's today. 20 by this weekend. >> it is a good stead at around the beltway except for southbound 95 virginia commuters that want to head towards richmond. south of king's dominion exit the risen overturned tractor trailer. add some time if you're traveling to richmond. we will give you the normal travel times. good out of southern maryland. route 5, route 4. nothing complicated on 270, 340, a
. >> washington wizards star gilbert arenas tonight accepting responsibility for bringing guns into the team locker room but an investigation by local law enforcement and nba continues. >> i'm bruce johnson. thank you for joining us this saturday night. two developing stories. family of abe pollin now speaking out about gilbert arenas and guns in the locker room. >>> first, coldest night of the winter in the washington area. temperatures falling into the teens and when you mix in the windchill it will be color. what's in store? >> temperatures already at zero. even some below zero in some cases. first of all, see where we have our wind advisory. this has been extended to 4:00 a.m. have to go in western parts of virginia and eastern parts of west virginia that are not in the advisory. current temperatures along with the wind speed. strong winds. 30-mile-an-hour winds. 20 degree temperatures. gaitwell below zero in many cases maybe into the teens below zero. i'll show who you will get that frigid air. where temperatures go this entire week and what to expect next week. your entire forecast jus
begin with a developing story in northwest washington. the parkway has been re-opened after a couple of incents caused an ugly morning commute. they were apparently unrelated. first some smoking wires under the pennsylvania avenue bridge. the second a death investigation under the m street bridge. news4's there with more on all the problems this caused for commuters. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, joe. look behind me. you can see traffic is once again flowing across this bridge that carries pennsylvania avenue over rock creek. we're in the 2700 block of pennsylvania avenue but utility crews remain on the scene trying to get to the source of the fire early this morning. there were two incidents here. while utility crews are dealing with that one, a short distance away police are dealing with the other. the morning's incident started out with a report of smoke along the rock creek parkway, starting on a bridge that carries pennsylvania avenue. >> as firefighters arrived on the scene they found pretty heavy smoke issuing from under neath the pennsylvania avenue bridge. did cal
with the washington redskins is over. zorn has been fired as head coach. the skins finished the season 4-12 after losing yesterday to the san diego chargers. they were just 12-20 during his two years as head coach. zorn was the sixth redskins head coach under dan snyder who bought the team in 1999. our own lindsay czarniak broke this story. >> she joins us on the phone now with the very latest. thanks for joining us. what can you tell us about when this happened and how it happened? >> as eun said that jim zorn has been let go, it happened early this morning upon the team's return from san diego. the team landed around 2:00 a.m. and i'm told zorn was packing up his things with team officials waiting for him there at redskins park. so, wha we know from being in san diego with the team last night is that they had scheduled an 11:00 a.m. player availability for this morning. they also have scheduled an 11:30 meeting that players assumed would be zorn's address of the team and then zorn himself was scheduled to have his availability, which he always does at 12:25, which i said is his normal time. it'
. in the statement, the ceo said that you can be certain wewill make our points very clearly and in washington. the transportation safety administration has plans to send high-level on to the airports and discuss security procedures including a controversial full-body security scanner. in new york, laura ingalls, fox news. >>> american airlines in the hot seat and an illness spread us through a local senior living center. we're everywhere at 11. >>> the faa is watching american airlines closely after three dangerous landings last month. this is video from december 22nd when a plane overshot the runway in jamaica during a george and two other landings, the jet's wing tips touched the ground. the faa officials say they're looking to see if there is a larger problem here. the airline said it's cooperating with the investigation. >>> and an assisted living center shutting the doors due to a strange illness. some in woodbridge have come down with flu-likeitism soms. no visitors are allowed for the time being. the health department said that one, once residents start to feel better, they will lift t
. >> the father behind the balloon boy hoax comes crashing to earth. he heads to jail. "good morning washington" begins right now. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.o-- >>> good monday morning. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> let's start with brian van de graaff. it is a cold morning. >> we have temperatures -- hold on. can you hear me now? it is monday morning. do not yell at me. 18 in leesburg. we'll have problems on monday getting started. 14 in woodbridge. my wife would like if you could turn my mouth off. the winds are out there this morning. plenty of sunshine to start off. increasing clouds. we could see some flurries tonight. we will seek a warming trend by the end of the week. >> overnight construction is completely gone. no major problems to report on the highway right now. moving nicely around the interstate on 95, 66. we are giving you yellow arrows. we're good in southern maryland, no surprises on route 4, route 5. good on the beltway at the american legion bridge. >> thank you. >>> our top story, the cold sticks around for the start
kidnapping. the coroner has not said how she died. >>> the washington wizards are playing at home forthe first time since two of its stars were accused of pulling guns on each other. gilbert arenas and tarvaris crittenton pulled guns on each other. >> reporter: the washington wizards are hosting the at the verizon center. the talk of the down is this gun violation charge involving two washington wizards. froifz player gilbert arenas and javaris crittenton. the associated press is quoting and unnamed nba official that said the league was already investigating an incident between arenas and an unnamed other player. that incident involved carped playing and gambling debts and a heated discussion between the players. no guns were mentioned. the league had begun its investigation into whatever the incident was. then the new york post broke the story on friday that the two men apparently drew guns on each other here in the ocker room at the verizon center. now, neither man has forthrightly answered press inquiries as to what exactly went on. they're sort of clamming up. arenas has twittered a
that experience and leadership in there. it will be unbelievable. >> great day in washington redskins history to have coach like coach shanahan. you don't get too many two-time winning coaches on your football team. >> reporter: on the excitement about the new direction for the washington redskins makes me want to buy a jersey. that says a lot for someone who grew up watching the dallas cowboys. if you do it since you are from new orleans, i'll do it. we will join the movement. >> absolutely, when they aren't playing the saints. all right, alex. thank you. how do you think the redskins will fair with their new head coach. are they heading to the play- offs or will it be a sub par season. vote in the poll at wusa9.com. he we will check the results at 6:30. >>> jim zorn says he never considered quitting his job. he said the firing is hardest on the family. >> there is a lot of risk involved in being an nfl coach. this is part of the risk. the risk of failure. the risk of having to now go find another opportunity. >> you can watch brett haber's interpreter view at wusa9.com. >>> the feds are rep
future terrorist attacks. jennifer johnson, nbc news, washington. >>> college football took center stage on new year's day. hakim dermish has your sports minutes. >>> we start with the grand daddy of them all, the rose bowl in pasadena. ohio state taking honoring gone. terrell pryor threw for tohdowns. it snaps a losing streak for ohio's state. it is the buckeye's first rose bowl win since 1997. penn state against lsu, 61 seconds to play, nittany lions down by one. colin wagner on from 21 yards down. penn state beats lsu, 19-17. hockey, flyers and bruins, game tied at 1 in overtime, patrick bergeron wins it. i am hakim dermish. have a great weekend. >>> 6:08 its your time, 27 degrees. the new place that cameras are keeping a watchful eye over you. russian vodka has suddenly doubled in price. why some brave souls came to a (matt caliandro) when i try new products, it's an adventure. the exciting part about it was being one of the first people to use sensodyne iso-active. i couldn't believe the packaging it doesn't look a toothpaste. the gel turns into a foam it's expanding, it's bubbling.
involving guns at the verizon center. >>> it's a move washington redskins fans hope will restore the winning tradition in the nation's capital. good evening. i'm doreen genz ler. >> and i'm jim vance. the search for jim zorn's replacement is very much under way this evening. lindsay at dan out at the park now with more. >> reporter: i was told this morning that jim zorn was moving out. the redskins wasted no time. right away, mike shanahan boarded a plane. dan hellie, you were there at the airport when he touched down. >> yeah, he got into a car waiting for him. it was the car belonging to dan snider. not a bad ride. he's believed to be at snyder's potomac mansion right now. no deal as of right now has been signed. >> no. and sources say talks have been for several months. they're work oong deal that they hope with the denver bron koerks a five-year deal, worth about $7 million. if that happened, that would make him the highest paid coach in the nfl. the reason this is possible, because like jim vance said, jim zorn was fired early this morning. zorn acted like he still didn't know this was
buses in fairfax struggled to be on schedule as the washington region confronted ice, snow, and cold winds and temperatures. this man used his leaf blower to blow away the light dusting of snow. most roads in the district, even ones with steep hills, were reported mostly clear of snow and ice as the colder evening approached. just in the last few minutes, we've seen two men walk by in bermuda shorts. we don't know what they're thinking. wendy, i was out here. there are a lot of people with those recyclable bags. lots and lots of people have them. at least they have something to put their gloves in when they buy them because it's so cold. >> people are starting to make a connection. that's great. thank you, tom. >>> in virginia, there were no major problems today, but now officials are asking for federal help with snow removal costs. they've spent between 30 and $35 million for snow removal this winter. during last month's historic blizzard alone, they spent $11 million in northern virginia. despite the costs, officials don't expect any budget cuts. in montgomery county, snow covered
. >> looking ate couple of interesting stats about jim zorn's time here, two years with the washington redskins, going 1-20 during those two years. he has tied with steve spurrier for thworst redskin coaching record. that was a minimum of two years. one other thing we want you guys to see, worst pots per game by a redskin coach, that also belongs to jim zorn. the next head coach to come in here with the redskins will be the seventh since dan snyder bought the team in 1999 so consistency has been a big issue here at redskins park. players are expected to be here around 11:00 a.m. hopefully, we'll get reaction from them and a press conference scheduled at 12:30. >> the only thing consistent is the inconsistency. >> that is pretty much it. >>> much more ahead on that big stopper toy. dave ross joins us live in about a half hour. >>> gilbert arenas set to meet with law enforcement officials today about allegedly bring a gun to verizon center. he asked in, quote, batted judgment for bringing guns to the locker room. he and a teammate reportedly drew the guns on each other in a argument over gamblin
everywhere. >> reporter: and probably always will be. in washington, beth parker, fox 5 news. >>> the news keeps on coming tonight. coming up in just a few minutes, brian bolter will kick off the news edge at 11:00. >>> hats, scarves and winter coats. that's the only way to stay warm in the frigid cold. if you don't have to go outside tonight, consider yourself lucky. we're getting rocked by another round of bitter cold temperatures. tonight it's getting down into the teens. won't get much warmer all weekend long. gary mcgrady in the weather center to start us off tonight. >> reporter: thanks, brian. turn the cold stuff off. unfortunately it's going to take several days before we can do that. yesterday morning just to give you an idea what kind of cold snap this is, it's a record setting cold snap. it was over 70 record setting temperatures out there. this morning we had snow flying as far south as florida. so this cold air going all the way down into the deep south. let me show you our windchill values. this is what it feels like when you get out there. 12 degrees here in th
massenburg weighs in from the player's perspective. >>> captain ovie and the washington capitals taking on the ottawa senators. countdown to face-off right here on "geico sport why is travel these days about what you give up and not what you get? like electricity for gadget power at your seat. room to stretch your legs, and your wingspan, food when you're hungry, and taking off your shoes, only if you feel like it. these aren't luxuries, they're basics. get them back on acela. learn more at supportyourvet.org. beensuss pnded in-- suspended indefinitely. not the news you want to get hours before you face that dude, lebron james and the cleveland cavaliers. it wasn't going to be the wizards night. we fwhiew that from the get go. lebron with the topple hawk. this was -- tomahawk. this was ridiculous. the better angle was from the other side because went over the back of the backboard. he only played 3/4. didn't need to play the fourth. wizards never held a lead the entire game. they fell 121-98. >>> there's one thing we do know about the about this entire wizards situation right now is tha
more than ever. vid wright, abc ne >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. this is breaking news. >> we are following breaking news. a big fire at interstates 270 and montrose road. >> a huge fire. lisa baden is in to tell us what is going on. >> calls started coming in this morning on montrose road over 270 that a vehicle had turned over. it turns out to be a tractor- trailer. two eyewitnesses said this was a tanker truck. stories are not able to get close enough to see what type of truck. this is on montrose road. it is over 270. equipment is on the scene. they have to say what type of substance was on the truck. we are hearing from montgomery -- maryland state police and montgomery county authorities that they may have to close 270 because of this truck fire on montrose road. we will keep you advised to that. >> have you heard anything about injuries? >> that was our first concern. we wondered if the driver of the truck me it out safely. i am hoping that is the case. i'm not hearing anything other than that. >> do you know how big of a truck it is?
handelsman has more from washington. steve, good morning. >> reporter: lynn, thanks. good morning. i won't quit. that was president oba's main message up here last night. he is refocused on jobs, but he's still pushing the rest of his agenda despite setbacks. after one year in office, president obama came to the congress and to the nation on primetime tv to admit many who put him in the white house have doubts. >> change we can believe in, the slogan went. right now i know there are many americans who aren't sure if they still believe we can change. or that i can deliver. >> reporter: but the president said he saved 2 million jobs with his stimulus plan and cut taxes, but he also bailed out the banks. >> i hated it, you hated it. >> reporter: mr. obama said they will hate his new plan to tax banks and now he wants to focus on jobs. >> people are out of work. they're hurting. they need our help. and i want a jobs bill on my desk without delay. >> reporter: the president is not giving up on health care reform. >> i take my share of the blame for not explaining it more clearly to the americ
. that is a lot of money. he makes a lot of money. it's not a good scenario right now for the washington wizards. >> we have paul wagner working on the legal side of this story. hang tight -- all right. we can go back to dave feldman. he is in ashburn. i know you are grabbing your notes to talk about mike shanahan. talk about a lot of money, that guy is making a lot of money. >> he is making million a year. it's what he made in denver. tied for the highly paid coach in the nfl. he is the head coach and executive vp of football operations. that means gets to make the financial decision but he hopes it doesn't come down to that. he is the 28th coach in redskins history, the 7th under dan snyder's regime. at the press conference in the facility, coach had glowing remarks for his new boss and mike shanahan is glad to be the head coach. >> never met a guy that is more positive, more passionate about the washington redskins, his desire to do things the right way, give me every opportunity in this organization, every opportunity to be successful. th doesn't happen very often in the nfl. >> lindsay mur
washington, seven winchester. through the entire day tonight and tomorrow, a little break on a window on sunday. bitterly cold temperatures will drop 15-21, with the wind chill it will feel like the single digits. we will have cold air all weekend long, into the 20's tomorrow, with the wind chill it will stay in the teens. a lot more on what to expect. eventually, if we wait long enough, comfortable temratures. >>> richard reeve continues team coverage live from northwest with how unbearable it is outside. rich? >> leon, it is unbearable out here. you really need lawyers. check this out, that is the potomac river, under ice. it is cold out here. call it the new ice age. there is ice on the potomac tonight. >> there is? >> right here in d.c. >> i just want to hibernate. >> with temperatures falling into the 20's, just about anything liquid is turning solid. ice water in your veins? >> my neck is warm. >> the only thing is to wear layers. >> i have my hat,y big could. >> this is my favorite hat. the keeps my head warm. >> it is the kind of night where it is warm only indoors. is it warm
are working to determine her background and cause of death. >>> a washington state man may face charges of illegal possession after officials found four-foot alligator and 40 snakes in his home. animal control officers seized the snakes, most of which were poisonous. they have the daunting test of finding homes for nonvenue on manious snakes. >>> in three days they created this guy, luigi. a comb for a nose and bricks for its mouth. while the family has a history of making mammoth snowmen this broke their previous record by four feet. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with your weather channel forecast. your forecast being put to good use there. >> very much. i thought super mario was luigi. >> he wasn't wearing his little jumper. >> suspenders. people in nebraska have had a rough winter. at one point record snow pack on the ground. they have done some melting as of late. temperatures mild down here from texas, dallas southward. some tropical air moving northward. that's welcomed. show you the radar in a second. look at the te
is the oldest woman in washington, d.c. armando trull spent the afternoon with edie williams hoping to get some tips. >> i'll tell you what, god ain't no fool. >> feisty or not, edie is thought to be the oldest woman in washington, d.c. her birthday is next monday. >> how old are you going to be? >> oh, how old am i? 110. >> 110? >> yes. >> wow, you look good for 110. >> i do? thank you. >> and edie is still going strong. >> no operation, no bedridden, [ inaudible ] >> i cook -- >> at monday's party, her eight grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and seven great, great grandchildren. her long time care giver says the birthday girl is looking forward to it. >> every day we are laughing and laughing. >> the children come -- >> really? what are you going to dance? what's your favorite dance? >> oh, i like anything. i can dance. >> really? >> oh yeah. >> the former red cross nurse was born in tampa, but lived in the district for 56 years and says the secret to a long life is no secret at all. >> you, me, and anybody. look up. >> in northeast washington, armando trull, 9news
, but bringingand guns into the work place, especially in washington, d.c. or anywhere really beings is unacceptable. you can't do it. you want your employees to feel safe. we are lucky something serious didn't come the out of it. i think the league has to send a strong message. we wanted to send a strong message also. >> reporter: this is far from over. we have to wait to find out what will happen when gilbert gets sentenced and then what will the organization do in terms of that long-term contract he has. we'll hear from david stern, as well. >>> one day after another accident on metro tracks. transit leaders are trying to figure out how to save money. metro board held a meeting tonight to hear from riders about service cuts and a potential fare hike. elaine reyes is at metro headquarters tonight. >> reporter: board members listened to a lot of concern and sometimes angry customers. they took it in and plan to vote on budget cuts tomorrow and will implement those changes in march. the reasons varied, but this drought had the same message for board members. >> these proposals laid before me are cho
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